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AUTO 2090 - Service Floor 2

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: AUTO 1050 , AUTO 1090 , AUTO 1200 , and AUTO 1420 

(formerly AUTO 2290 and AUTO 2490)

This course provides the students with hands-on automotive service experience. Emphasis on diagnosing and making repairs of automotive engines, electrical and air conditioning systems. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Billable Contact Hours: 5

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to service starting, charging and support systems.

Objectives:

  1. Diagnose charging system problems that cause an undercharge or no-charge condition.
  2. Perform charging system output test; determine needed repairs.
  3. Remove and replace alternator.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to recharge an A/C system.

Objectives:

  1. Employ correct recovery, evacuation and recharging techniques.
  2. Identify suitable storage and recovery containers.
  3. Illustrate proficiency in gauge reading and diagnosis.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to check for leaks in a R-134A system.

Objectives:

  1. Determine the correct leak detection equipment.
  2. Isolate leak and perform correct repair techniques.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to diagnose general engine conditions

Objectives:

  1. Inspect engine assembly for fuel, oil, coolant and other leaks; determine necessary actions
  2. Diagnose unusual exhaust color, odor, and sound; determine necessary actions
  3. Perform cylinder power balance test; determine necessary actions
  4. Perform compression test; determine necessary actions

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Overview
    1. Materials to be covered
    2. Course Rules
    3. Evaluation Process
    4. Shop safety
  2. Automotive Batteries, Charging and Starting System Diagnosis and Service
    1. Perform battery diagnostic testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
    2. Perform charging system testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
    3. Perform starting system testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
    4. Perform various electrical system tests per NATEF Standards
  3. Automotive Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service
    1. Perform air conditioning performance testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
    2. Perform air conditioning recharge, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
    3. Perform a refrigerant identifier test per NATEF Standards
  4. Automotive Engines
    1. Perform mechanical engine testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
    2. Perform on-car diagnostics related to engine mechanical per NATEF Standards
  5. Road Testing
    1. Determination of Quality of Repair
  6. Electronic Services Information
    1. Follow diagnostic strategies based on published procedures and guidelines
    2. Flat-rate labor time lookup and job estimation

Primary Faculty
Prater, Daniel
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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